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Obama: Proposals to address gun violence due by January

The nation will have a set of recommendations to address widespread gun violence within weeks, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday.

Benghazi siege: The ambassador's last minutes

They were in hiding in a place security officers called a "safe area." It was anything but. Outside an angry crowd grew, gunfire rang out and a fire blazed.

Fans to say goodbye to Jenni Rivera at service in Los Angeles

Thousands of mourners will bid farewell Wednesday to Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, whose soulful ballads sold out concert halls and made her a household name.

Connecticut shooting: Who is Adam Lanza?

Nancy Lanza was raising a quiet, socially awkward young man, the kind of teenager who, a former classmate recalled, would just go stand in the corner.

Instagram can now sell your photos for ads

Instagram shocked users with an update to its terms of service that will let the company sell users' photos to other companies.

Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye dead at 88

Daniel Inouye, the Medal of Honor-winning World War II veteran who represented Hawaii in the Senate for five decades, has died, his office announced Monday. He was 88.

Kelly Clarkson is engaged

Kelly Clarkson shared some exciting news with her fans over the weekend.

Five things changed/expanded from the book for 'The Hobbit' films

When people complain about the nearly three-hour length of the first installment of "The Hobbit" film trilogy because the source book is a slim 300 pages, they're forgetting that much of the story isn't from "The Hobbit&q

'Casablanca' piano will be played again

For one private collector, it's the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Victims of shooting range in age from 6 to 56

NEWTOWN, Connecticut (CNN)--Authorities have released the names of those killed during the Connecticut school massacre. Here is a list of the victimes and their ages, as provided by state police. Charlotte Bacon, 6